Orlando Police Department’s Rivera 2018 FRF Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Detective Rebecca Rivera of the City of Orlando Police Department was selected as the 2018 Florida Retail Federation Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (LEOY). Selected as the Runners-Up were FDLE Special Agent Tatiana Miguel and United States Secret Service Agent Logan Workman. All were recognized, in part, for their work in preventing organized retail crime, and were honored at a prestigious law enforcement awards dinner.
“It’s impossible to truly show how much Florida’s retail industry values and appreciates our law enforcement officers, but we hope by highlighting the impact these worthy recipients have on our member businesses, their employees and their customers, is one small way we can show our appreciation,” said FRF President & CEO R. Scott Shalley. READ MORE
FRF celebrates decision by US. Supreme Court requiring Internet retailers to collect sales taxes even in states where they have no physical presence. Click to read more about FRF’s statement on this decision and what it means for Florida retailers.
Since 1995, The Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium has been proud to be the culinary resource for the Tampa Bay area. Founded by owners Chef David West and his wife Karen, when you visit, you'll find a knowledgeable staff, superior service, and a locally owned and operated business. They are an authorized dealer of the Big Green Egg, and carry a wide selection of EGGcessories.
The 3rd District Court of Appeals ruled today in favor of three of Florida’s major business associations – Florida Retail Federation, Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association and the Florida Chamber of Commerce – who filed a lawsuit challenging a minimum wage ordinance passed by City of Miami Beach
This diverse and comprehensive agenda - which was created based solely on feedback from our members and voted on at our Fall Retail Summit - highlights the issues that our influential Governmental Affairs Team will be focusing on this upcoming session in supporting the needs of retail businesses in Florida and ensuring they remain successful.
A new survey conducted for NRF shows small retailers have nearly caught up with large merchants in making the switch to chip-and-signature credit cards — even though virtually half say the cards would be more secure if easy-to-forge signatures were replaced with a secret personal identification number.
One of FRF’s newest members is the Islamorada Beer Company (IBC), headquartered in the Florida Keys and cofounded by Jose Herrera and Tyrone Bradley.